North Bengal News

MALDA, 15 Sep 2017/--/Vice chancellor (VC) of the University of Gour Banga (UGB) Prof Gopalchandra Mishra engaged Prof Sujit Mandal, head of varsity’s Geography department as registrar on additional charge today. The post was lying vacant since resignation of Prof Shyamsundar Bairagya in October,...

MALDA, 14 Sep 2017/--/State Congress president Adhir Chowdhury lambasted the chief minister Mamata Banerjee alleging that the flood-victims in the state did not get due compensation owing to failure of the state government. Chowdhury was infuriated after the sub divisional officer (SDO) – Sadar...

MALDA, 14 Sep 2017/--/Two sisters studying in college lost their pairs of legs as they jumped off a running train while returning home after puja-shopping. The tragic incident occurred at Chamagram rail-staion under Kaliachak police station on Wednesday evening. Rinki Mandal, 22 and her younger...

SILIGURI, 13 Sep 2017/--/The chief minister Mamata Banerjee on Wednesday left for Kolkata after attending the all party meeting to solve hill issues. Banerjee was escorted with tight security from Uttarkany to Bagdogra airport. The time the security was tightened more than the other previous...

SILIGURI, 13 Sep 2017/--/Two persons died and more than 20 injured after a private bus and lorry met head-in collision on Siliguri-Islampur national highway 31 near Ramgunj today morning. North Dinajpur SP Shyam Singh said, “The accident took place around 5 am where two passengers died and injured...

SILIGURI, 12 Sep 2017/--/Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee once again ruled out the possibilities of Bengal’s division and said that she will decide about attending tripartite meeting only after 3rd round of meeting at Nabanna on 16th October. After the bipartite meeting Banerjee said, “The strike...

SILIGURI, 12 Sep 2017/--/“Not a single word spoken regarding Gorkhaland in today's meeting. Police atrocities against rallies for Gorkhaland. Will start a programme of Janta Curfew soon. Bandh not called by me, it was called by Binay Tamang, he has to clarify regarding this to people. I will call...

MALDA, 12 Sep 2017/--/Stern actions were taken against two temporary non-teaching employees of the University of Gour Banga (UGB) as they had allegedly thrashed the assistant registrar on additional charge Achintya Banerjee on Monday. FIR was lodged against the two accused – Chandan Mandal, a...

MALDA, 12 Sep 2017/--/Ujjivan Small Finance Bank Limited, a wholly owned subsidiary of Ujjivan Financial Services Ltd. today announced the commencement of its banking operations in Malda with the launch ofone branch. The bank branch is located at English Bazar. Ujjivan Small Finance Bank (www....

SILIGURI, 11 Sep 2017/--/Ahead of the second round of all-party meeting to solve the Darjeeling crisis at Uttarkannya at Siliguri chief minister Mamata Banerjee today reached Siliguri and had talks with leaders of her party and other officials of the administration. While the faction of the Gorkha...

MALDA, 11 Sep 2017/--/University of Gour Banga (UGB) faces a fresh controversy as the assistant registrar on additional charge Achintya Banerjee was manhandled by two contractual non-teaching employees on Monday at his office. Banerjee, a teacher of the varsity’s Bengali department was rendered the...

SILIGURI, 11 Sep 2017/--/Max Fashion celebrated the advent of Durga Puja by launching their festive collection along with Swarnali and Gaurav Haldar, popular Bengali TV artists at Vega Circle mall. Swarnali and Gaurav Haldar looked ethereal donning the timeless festive collection from Max. The...

SILIGURI, 8 Sep 2017/--/Siliguri police today raided house of Gorkha Janamukti Morcha leader Hemant Gautam at Milan More near Siliguri. Gautam who is central committee member and in-charge of Terai was arrested by police four days back. After production at Siliguri court he was remanded for five...

SILIGURI, 8 Sep 2017/--/Members of Siliguri Journalist Club on Friday marched protest rally against the brutal killing of senior journalist Gauri Lankesh along Hill Cart Road. Members holding candle marched in the city as a demonstration of standing in solidarity with the Gauri who was shot...

SILIGURI, 8 Sep 2017/--/In order to offer a wide collection to choose from for the most anticipated festival ‘Durga Puja’ fbb showcased their special ‘Pujo’ collection for ladies, men and kids. To speak about the new collection the glamorous tollywood actress Nusrat Jahan was present. The fbb...

SILIGURI, 6 Sep 2017/--/With a motive to withdraw ongoing strike in hills the Trinamool Congress is trying hard by organising peace rallies in various regions but the effect is partial. After massive rally in Mirik on Tuesday Trinamool Congress’s top leaders including Tourism Minister Gautam Deb...

SILIGURI, 6 Sep 2017/--/A homeopathic doctor in Siliguri died with symptoms of dengue on Wednesday. Fifty-five years old Dr Soumaya Darshan Dutta died in a private nursing home at Pradhan Nagar. Dutta was admitted a week ago and was under treatment after doctors detected dengue with the findings...

SILIGURI, 5 Sep 2017/--/Ex Gorkhaland Territorial Administration (GTA) member Champa Bivar has started hunger strike inside Siliguri Jail. According to the sources Bivar has stopped taking food demanding release of arrested Gorkhaland supporters. The news spread like wild fire in various news...

MALDA, 5 Sep 2017/--/When the nation observed the National Teachers' Day, the students of Malda College got a new teacher who in a different outfit explained a different curriculum to them today. Arnab Ghosh, SP, Malda emerged as a teacher today to interact with students of Malda College on...

MALDA, 5 Sep 2017/--/Miscreants attempted to kill one Abdul Hoque (45), of Laxmipur village under Baishnabnagar police station today as he had warned them against torture his daughter on her way to school regularly. Hoque was admitted to Malda medical college and hospital with severe injuries. His...

SILIGURI, 5 Sep 2017/--/Piaggio Vehicles Pvt Ltd, announced the opening of a new dealership for its iconic Vespa and sporty Aprilia in Siliguri,West Bengal. The new showroom offers the various products under the Vespa and Aprilia SR 150 range. The new dealership with 1400sq ft showroom has been...

Raiganj, 5 Sep 2017/--/Speculations were rife over his strange silence regarding political activities of state. But Abdul Mannan, leader of opposition in the state made it clear today while feilicitating teachers in Raiganj today that he would not oscillate from his staunch anti-Trinamool Congress...

SILIGURI, 5 Sep 2017/--/Police on Tuesday morning recovered handmade explosive materials from the house of Trinamool Congress councillor Punam Biswa of Mirik municipality.  Police CID officials suspects some miscreants might have kept the explosive to create violence and fear. Police found the...

MALDA, 5 Sep 2017/--/A Trinamool Congress activist from Mothabari area under Mothabari police station Ansal Ali, 38 was hacked to death when he went to demand the remaining amount of the price of a land he had sold to one Ziraz Sheikh today. It is learnt from police sources that Ali had sold a...

SILIGURI, 4 Sep 2017/--/A trafficked girl from Kalimpong safely landed in India from Iraq who was lured for money taking advantage of her weak financial condition. The 20 years old girl was taken to Iraq for employment purpose after meeting with a local agent who promised a lucrative job in Iraq...